To be eligible to apply for admission to Lakeland's Weekend College, students must meet two of the following
Admission Criteria (two of three must be met):
24 years of age or older
Three years of post-high school full-time
Academic standard of a minimum of eight (8)
college semester credit hours, with a cumulative
G.P.A. of 2.75 -or- a cumulative high school
G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
Additionally, prospective Weekend College students
Complete a Lakeland Community College Application Form if they are new to Lakeland. Current
Lakeland students will already have the Lakeland
Community College Application on file.
Complete the Weekend College Admission
Form (available from the Weekend College,
Counseling or Admissions offices).
To request a Weekend College Admission
Form, please contact the Weekend College Office
at 440-525-7510 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet with an Academic Counselor
Provide a letter of recommendation from either a
current employer, or former professor or teacher
Attend the Weekend College Orientation
During the meeting with an academic counselor,
you will discuss your academic goals, learning
style, and past work and/or college experiences
and how these relate to Lakeland’s Weekend College. Students with prior college experience,
whether at Lakeland or another accredited institution
will need a transcript evaluation in order to
determine their course of study. To schedule an
appointment, call the Counseling Office at 440-525-7200.
Students can be admitted to the program at any
point before or during the semester; however,
the admission process must be completed a
minimum of ten days prior to the session start date.
Once all admission materials have been received, you will receive notification
of your admission status.
If you have questions about the application process,
the Weekend College Office can help. You can contact
them via email
or by phone at 440-525-7510.